Ashtanga Mysore: A Review

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I took Ashtanga Mysore Yoga at Yogaworks on Montana Avenue in Santa Monica.

Oxford Dictionary definition: Ashtanga type of yoga based on eight principles and consisting of a series of poses executed in swift succession, combined with deep, controlled breathing. Mysore is a practice within the Ashtanga tradition, except the class is not “led” as a whole, but rather the teacher will walk around instructing on a one-on-one basis.

My definition: Complete chaos Sun Salutation A, Sun Salutation B, and then a huge chunk of asanas I didn’t know…but will soon. She cut me off 1/2 of the way in, to save the rest for next time.

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